Latest Content: Conservation News

Groups petition Congress for outdoors bill

May 9, 2012

Two major bass fishing conservation issues -- access and lead bans -- are on the table in the Sportsmen's Heritage Act of 2012. B.A.S.S. and 39 other outdoors organizations have signed on in support of it.

Fishing groups support Hatteras bill

May 3, 2012

B.A.S.S. and others support a newly introduced bill in Congress that, if passed, will restore access on North Carolina's Cape Hatteras.

Alabama extends funding of Forever Wild

May 2, 2012

The Alabama B.A.S.S. Federation Nation worked with other nongovernmental organizations and the Alabama Wildlife Federation to ensure continued funding of the state's Forever Wild program.

Club educates anglers about invasives

May 1, 2012

Members of the California Basin Bassmasters worked together to teach anglers about invasive species and the destruction they can do.

Rodman Reservoir shows out

Apr 27, 2012

For at least three reasons, April 21 was a big day for the nonprofit group Save Rodman Reservoir based in Palatka, Fla.

Rodman Reservoir under attack – again

Apr 25, 2012

Anti-fishing zealots have devised a new assault in their never-ending quest to destroy one of Florida’s best bass fisheries. This time they’re using the federal Endangered Species Act.

Massachusetts anglers clean up ramp

Apr 21, 2012

The Mass Bass Buddies made the boat ramp at Lake Massapoag more accessible.

New Mexico builds a dock for access

Apr 21, 2012

Members of an adult and junior club of New Mexico built a new dock on Morgan Lake to improve access for anglers.

Lake Michigan access restored

Apr 21, 2012

After repeated denials of access to Lake Michigan on the northern Indiana border, members of the Indiana B.A.S.S. Federation Nation had had enough.

Scientists weigh in on bedding bass

Apr 4, 2012

Listen in as experienced biologists discuss topics from bed fishing to tournament mortality to chemical weed controls.

Simms donates $6,500 to conservation

Mar 28, 2012

The contribution came from a portion of sales of rainsuits, available exclusively to B.A.S.S. Federation Nation members.

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